Supreme Court Rejects Death Row Appeal

US | Allison Thibault
The death chamber and the steel bars of the viewing room are seen at the state penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas September 29, 2010. Texas is set to execute on March 19, 2014, Ray Jasper, an aspiring rap musician who was convicted of slitting the throat and stabbing to death a music studio owner in San Antonio so that he could rob him of equipment. The state, which executes more people than any other in the United States, plans to execute Jasper, 33, at 6 p.m. CDT (2300 GMT) by lethal injection at its death chamber in Huntsville. Picture taken September 29, 2010. REUTERS/Jenevieve Robbins/Texas Dept of Criminal Justice/Handout via Reuters

‘Appeal is based on the claim that Alabama’s method of lethal injection is unconstitutional’

Fully Loaded Supreme Court Soon To Reveal If Justices Will Hear Concealed Carry Case

Gun Laws & Legislation | Kerry Picket
Damon Thueson shows a holster at a gun concealed carry permit class put on by 'USA Firearms Training' on Dec. 19, 2015 in Provo, Utah
'The whole point of the Sheriff's policy is to confine concealed-carry licenses to a very narrow subset of law-abiding residents'

Gorsuch Will Have Immediate Effect On Gun Rights, Religious Liberty Cases

Politics | Kevin Daley
President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch arrives to meet with Senator Al Franken (D-MN) at his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S. on March 7, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

The prospect of split decisions no longer haunts the Court

How Gorsuch Is Preparing For His First Day At The Supreme Court

Politics | Kevin Daley
U.S. Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch listens to a question as he testifies during the third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

Step 1 — big time hires

Tom Daschle: Dems More To Blame For 'Erosion Of Institutional Pillars Of Senate'

Politics | Kerry Picket
'I think there's a lot of history here that can't be explained away'

BENCHED: Judge Neil Gorsuch Confirmed To Supreme Court

Politics | Kevin Daley
U.S. Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch smiles at his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 20, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

A legacy victory for President Trump

Dems Fundraise Off Filibuster Rule Change Of Supreme Court Nominees

Politics | Kerry Picket
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi speak at a news conference about the Congressional Budget Office's report on the American Health Care Act at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S. March 13, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

‘He will raise the specter of the evil Donald Trump packing the court with heartless conservatives’

Dems Claim Nuclear Option Ruins The Senate

Politics | Kerry Picket
A general view of the U.S. Capitol dome can be seen to the carriage entrance to the U.S. Senate in Washington

‘It’s a fight they have waged for decades with a singular aim’

Dem Senator Spends All Night Talking About Gorsuch On The Senate Floor

Politics | Kerry Picket
Sen. Jeff Merkley (C-SPAN Screen grab)

‘Remember when Sen. Merkley opposed filibusters?’

Judge Napolitano Slams Mitch McConnell AND Chuck Schumer In The Same Interview

Politics | Christian Datoc

‘You can bet your bottom dollar…’

McConnell: We Have The Votes To Change Filibuster On SCOTUS Nominees

Politics | Kerry Picket

‘Either way we will be moving towards confirming Judge Gorsuch Friday’

Here Are Some Liberals Who Think Schumer Is Crazy To Filibuster Gorsuch

Politics | Kevin Daley
U.S. Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch testifies during a third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

‘A truly terrible idea’

Republicans Take Up Democrats' Challenge, Ready To Nuke The Filibuster For Gorsuch

Politics | Kerry Picket

‘Exactly how that happens will be up to our Democratic colleagues’

Red State Dems Ready To Filibuster Gorsuch Could Face Consequences In 2018

Politics | Kerry Picket

‘We will ultimately force vulnerable Senators to choose between obstructing and keeping their Senate seats’

Dems Secure Enough Votes For A Filibuster

Politics | Kevin Daley
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks to reporters after the weekly Democratic caucus policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Nuclear alert

Sen. Tester Is A 'No' On Gorsuch Nomination

Politics | Kerry Picket
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 09: U.S. Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) looks to his watch while speaking at a press conference highlighting how veterans are being impacted by the government shutdown with (L-R) Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK), and Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) at the U.S. Capitol October 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. During the event, Tester and others discussed how critical veterans services are being affected by the shutdown. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

‘These are not Montana values’